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Prestigious theatre award for Queen Mary arts experts
8 August 2022

Queen Mary's Professor Lois Weaver and honorary Doctor of Letters Peggy Shaw have won a prestigious award from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE).

A bumblebeeQueen Mary research is changing the way we think about bees
5 August 2022

Hot on the heels of his new book ‘The Mind of a Bee’, Professor Lars Chittka’s lab shows that bumblebees appear to feel pain  

Queen Mary students win scholarship boosting social mobility in the City
4 August 2022

Queen Mary law undergraduate student Tyron Denton and politics undergraduate student Idris Noor have won the prestigious Freshfields Stephen Lawrence scholarship, which aims to boost social mobility in large commercial firms where black men are under-represented.

Two Queen Mary academics awarded National Teaching Fellowships
4 August 2022

Dr Jennifer Randall and Dr Louise Younie, both from Queen Mary University of London’s Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, have today been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) by Advance HE.

Blisters on hand, monkeypox Blog: Monkeypox: an expert explains what gay and bisexual men need to know
3 August 2022

Professor Chloe Orkin has written for The Conversation on monkeypox, discussing how it spreads, public health messaging, and the importance of vaccinations.

New trial shows nasal spray reduces infection of covid-causing virus by 62%
1 August 2022

A new clinical trial led by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health researchers has shown that the pHOXWELL nasal spray can reduce infection with SARS-CoV-2 - the virus that causes Covid-19 - by 62%. The research was published in the Journal of Clinical Virology.

Bernardine Evaristo receives honorary Queen Mary degree
29 July 2022

Celebrated author Bernardine Evaristo collected an honorary doctorate from Queen Mary University of London today (Friday 29 July 2022) as part of summer graduation ceremonies at the historic People’s Palace in Mile End.

Blisters on hand, monkeypoxNew clinical symptoms identified in largest international case study series of confirmed monkeypox cases
21 July 2022

An international collaboration of clinicians led by Queen Mary University of London has identified new clinical symptoms in people infected with monkeypox in the largest case study series to date.

Queen Mary launches new Commission with Trade Justice Movement to help solve climate crisis
21 July 2022

A new UK Climate and Trade Commission, set up by Queen Mary University of London and the Trade Justice Movement, aims to help find policy solutions to the climate challenge.

Nurse takes mammogram of woman for breast cancer screeningBenefits of NHS Breast Screening Programme outweigh the small risk of overdiagnosis
19 July 2022

The NHS Breast Screening Programme in England has shown little, if any, evidence of overdiagnosis according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London and King’s College London researchers, funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research.  

Pioneering climate change research reveals long-term global carbon cycle impacts
14 July 2022

A new study in the prestigious journal Nature Geoscience, co-authored by Dr Heather Ford from Queen Mary’s School of Geography, uses a unique research model to illustrate how past geologic periods can help us understand future climate changes. 

Blog: US Supreme Court decision on abortion creates ‘patchwork of rights’ based on where you live
8 July 2022

Dr Richard Johnson, Lecturer in US Politics & Policy at Queen Mary University of London has written for The Conversation on the US Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade.

Colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox virus particles (gold) cultivated and purified from cell culture. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: NIAIDUK community survey demonstrates overwhelming demand for monkeypox vaccine information and vaccine roll-out
7 July 2022

Interim data from a community-based monkeypox (MPXV) survey demonstrates an overwhelming demand for monkeypox vaccine and vaccine-roll-out, especially amongst those who consider themselves to be at risk-of MPXV.

Professor Colin Bailey greeting students at the Queen Mary, Malta GraduationQueen Mary’s Malta Campus holds its first graduation ceremony
7 July 2022

On Tuesday 5 July, Queen Mary University of London’s Malta Campus held its first ever Graduation Ceremony for the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) class of 2022 at the historic Cittadella on the island of Gozo.

Queen Mary student Maria: “It was important to me to go to a university where I would feel at home.”
6 July 2022

Maria accepted a place studying Neuroscience at Queen Mary through Clearing in 2020, after her gap year volunteering was disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Here, Maria opens up on the change of circumstances, studying at Queen Mary, and her advice for students entering Clearing this year.

Meet Kane, the Queen Mary student behind a new STEM internships scheme for Black and Minority Ethnic care-leavers
5 July 2022

Kane Smith, a first-year PhD student who grew up in the care system, has created and is leading a new internship initiative at Queen Mary University of London for BAME care-leavers in Tower Hamlets, providing vital research skills and fuelling their passion for science and health.

Queen Mary experts pioneer evaluation training for arts and cultural heritage sector
4 July 2022

Local and national arts and cultural heritage organisations are taking part in a new pilot programme, led by People’s Palace Projects as part of Queen Mary’s ongoing Arts and Culture strategy, to help the sector demonstrate its value to funders and other key stakeholders.

Sustainability, curriculum transformation and student success – recapping the 2022 Drapers’ Lecture
4 July 2022

Each year, the Drapers' Company supports a lecture on learning and teaching, hosted by Queen Mary University of London.

Dr Joanne Zhang wins Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award for Queen Mary Social Venture Fund
4 July 2022

Dr Joanne Zhang from Queen Mary’s School of Business and Management has won the Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award at the 2022 European Triple E Awards.

Blog: What the Russian debt default means for Russia and for global financial markets
1 July 2022

Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, Professor of Banking and Finance Law at Queen Mary University of London, has written for the Conversation on the Russian debt default.

2022 Festival of Communities Sets New Attendance Record
1 July 2022

After a two-year hiatus, the Festival of Communities returned with an all-time high of 8,000 people attending for an action-packed two days of activities, workshops, performances and games.

Dogor. Credit: Love Dalén.Genomic analysis shows 18,000-year-old-puppy Dogor is a wolf
1 July 2022

When Dogor was found in frozen mud in Siberia, scientists couldn't tell if he was a wolf or an early dog.

Professor Sir Mark Caulfield recognised for services to medicine
1 July 2022

Professor Sir Mark Caulfield, Vice Principal for Health at Queen Mary University of London has received an honorary degree from Queen’s University Belfast.  

Colin Bailey speaking at UABC MexicoPresident and Principal of Queen Mary University of London visits Mexico to expand and strengthen partnerships with Mexican Institutions
30 June 2022

Professor Colin Bailey, President and Principal of Queen Mary University of London, visited Mexico in early June. He started his busy schedule with a visit to the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) where he was greeted by the Rector, Professor Daniel Octavio Valdez-Delgadillo, and his senior leadership team before attending a ceremony to sign an agreement between Queen Mary and UABC.

Queen Mary academic to lead interdisciplinary social science partnership
29 June 2022

Pietro Panzarasa, Professor of Networks and Innovation at Queen Mary University of London, has been appointed the Director of the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (LISS DTP).

Female GP takes blood pressure of male patientSeeing the same GP is good for your health, but only half of patients are able to do so
29 June 2022

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London found that only half of patients regularly see the same GP, despite increasing evidence that continuity of care between GPs and patients leads to better outcomes.

Celebrated classical singer to perform in FRIDA by Queen Mary’s Paul Edlin
28 June 2022

Celebrated classical singer Katie Bray will sing the role of Frida Kahlo in FRIDA by Paul Edlin, Queen Mary’s Director of Music. Katie will perform alongside the East London Music Group on Sunday 10 July 2022 in Queen Mary University of London’s Octagon.

Woman holds Covid-19 vaccine in hands. Credit: scaliger/iStock.comInterrupting the treatment of vulnerable people on immune-suppressing medicines doubles their antibody response to COVID-19 booster vaccination
28 June 2022

A major clinical trial, involving researchers from Queen Mary University of London and led by the University of Nottingham, has found that by interrupting the treatment of vulnerable people on long-term immune suppressing medicines for two weeks after a COVID-19 booster vaccination, their antibody response to the jab is doubled.

“It’s never too late to change your mind” says Queen Mary student Harriet
27 June 2022

Harriet Spoor, a Politics student, has just completed her first year at Queen Mary University of London. After a late change of direction, Harriet arrived from the Sydney Russell School in Dagenham through Clearing and she is keen to share her experience with students ahead of this year’s Results Day.

Stefan and Tom together during their time at Queen MaryQueen Mary business and economics alumni create multi-million company
24 June 2022

Queen Mary alumni who built a multi-million pound business have said the university was key in supporting their entrepreneurial ventures.

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